How blogging has affected my mental health
Chronic Illness

How blogging has affected my mental health

From microbladed eyebrows, to fake lashes and acrylics, to lip fillers – I feel there’s very much a “look” for many influencers nowadays, which has definitely affected my mental health. And then there’s the comparisons of success and the isolation…

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How I exercise with a chronic illness
Chronic Illness

How I exercise with a chronic illness

I’m often asked on social media how I manage to exercise so much with my ME and Fibromyalgia – so I thought I’d write a  blog post with all the things that help me. Of course, everyone is different so not all of these tips may work for you but I’m really loving being more active within the chronic illness community! 

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Am I disabled?
Chronic Illness

Am I disabled?

I remember seeing a clip of Ricky Gervais using M.E as part of his stand up comedy act… “Oh no, M.E, that’s the one where ‘I don’t feel like going to work today'”, he says, miming calling in sick and pretending to go back to sleep. How can I identify as disabled, when many people still don’t recognise the seriousness of my condition as they do others?

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How chronic illness has shaped my fashion identity
Chronic Illness

How chronic illness has shaped my fashion identity

As my confidence grows, I feel more comfortable trying different trends to find my own unique style. The amount of time I’ve spent housebound due to chronic illness over the past 6 and a half years has left me with a lot of anxiety – especially when it comes to what I’m wearing.

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